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'''Russ Wetmore''' is an American computer programmer best known for writing a number of commercial products for the Atari 8-bit family in the early to mid 1980s. He wrote the ''Frogger''-inspired ''Preppie! (video game)|Preppie!'' (1982), its maze-game sequel ''Preppie II'' (1983), and ported ''Sea Dragon (video game)|Sea Dragon'' from the TRS-80 (1982). All three games were developed under the name Star Systems Software and published by Adventure International. As a result of the North American video game crash of 1983, Wetmore stopped writing games and created the integrated application suite ''Homepak'' (1984) for the Atari 8-bit computers. It contains a word processor (''Hometext''), database (''Homefind''), and terminal communications program (''Hometerm''). ''Homepak'' was published by Batteries Included (company)|Batteries...
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Known for''Preppie! (video game)|Preppie!''
''Homepak''
OccupationComputer programmer
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